Other Media - Huge Savings! Save up to 20%
Huge Savings! Up to 20% off on Other Media at Jawa Hire Islam. Top brands include Ithaca Press, Michigan State Univ Kresge Art, Brand: Routledge, Sheila Blair, Smithsonian Books, New Amsterdam Books, Brand: Shambhala, & Yale University Press. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.
The Qur'an Manuscripts in the Al-Haram Al-Sharif Islamic Museum, Jerusalem
mpn: 179 photographs, ean: 9781859641323, isbn: 1859641326,
The legacy of Qur'anic calligraphy and illumination forms a comprehensive yet cohesive whole which has assimilated to the cultural differences that exist over the vast distances separating the regions of the Islamic world. Khader Salameh shows how th...
Brocade of the Pen: The Art of Islamic Writing
sku: XX-104-60-3946813, ean: 9781879147102, isbn: 1879147106,
Islamic calligraphy, or beautiful writing, is presented here as a fine art form of venerable tradition, worthy of exhibit and scholarly research....
Introduction to Qur'anic Script
You Save: 20%
ean: 9780700710690, isbn: 0700710698,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
'Masterly work ... Leads the reader patiently but directly not merely into Qur'anic writing but into the heart of that Holy Book itself ... By the time we have followed Dr Ahmad to the end of this splendid work we have learned something new and indee...
mpn: 53 colour plates, 83 illustrations, ean: 9780814713280, isbn: 0814713289,
The first object created by God, according to early Muslim commentators, was the pen, which he used to chronicle events to come. The word, in its various manifestations, is central to the Islamic faith. Surely a reflection of this centrality, profuse...
The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts
ean: 9781588345783, isbn: 1588345785,
In the early twentieth century, the Ottoman Empire was in political turmoil. Officials moved valuable artworks--including thousands of sumptuous Qur'an (Koran) manuscripts and loose pages dating from the 7th to 17th century--to Istanbul to ensure the...
Lustre Pottery: Technique, Tradition and Innovation in Islam and the Western World
sku: 1101958294, ean: 9781561310302, isbn: 1561310301,
The technique of lustre has been the inspiration for some of the most beautiful pottery in the world. During the thousand years since its first use on ceramics in early ninth-century Iraq, its secrets have often been confined to a small circle of ini...
Perfect Harmony (Calligrapher's Notebooks)
sku: VIB1570629811, ean: 9781570629815, isbn: 1570629811,
In each of these poems, taken from his long work The Interpreter of Desire, the Sufi master Ibn 'Arabi (11651240) evokes the transcendent experience of spiritual love—provoked by his encounter with a young Persian woman named Nizham, "harmony."...
Wonder, Image, and Cosmos in Medieval Islam
You Save: 9%
ean: 9780300170603, isbn: 0300170602,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
This original book untangles fundamental confusions about historical relationships among Islam, representational images, and philosophy. Closely examining some of the most meaningful and best preserved premodern illustrated manuscripts of Islamic cos...
Browse Our Catalog